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Oct 10, 2012 11:30pm PDT
to the people by offering a choice of coffee cubs in obama blue or romney red. the company says the votes people cast nationally can be used as valuable polling data. >> stephen: yes. in 7-eleven's cup hole, right now, obama is up by 20 points ( cheers and applause ) no, folks, wait a second. are we sure they're not using four--year-old data? because i'm pretty sure they're using four-year-old hot dogs. what is terrifying about this is the 7-eleven cup poll is uncharacterly accurate. >> did you know this promotion actually lined up perfectly with the results of a 2004 and 2008 elections? >> stephen: and who can forget in 2010 when they accurately predicted the election of senator shrek? ( laughter ) nation, i call bias on 7-eleven. their entire poll has a margin of error of plus or minus mormons can't drink coffee. and you know what else is going on here? you know what else is going on here, folks? voter fraud. oh, yeah. why else would anyone drink 7-eleven coffee? folks, we must require voter i.d. before anyone can buy a cup of joe. i am sure 7-eleven will be just as rigorous about checking i
Oct 11, 2012 2:30am PDT
by offering a choice of coffee cups in obama blue or romney red. >> yes! in 7-eleven's cup poll right now obama is up by 20 points. folks, wait a second. are we sure they're not using 4-year-old data? i'm pretty sure they're using 4-year-old hotdogs. folks, we must require voter id before anyone can buy a cup of joe. i'm sure 7-eleven will be just as rigorous about checking id for cups as they are for beer and cigarettes. >> i like those 4-year-old hotdogs. one note for you. you may have seen or heard i'll be posting the 9:00 hour of the "today" show. it's true. i'm going to continue though doing the first hour of "morning joe" every day before running across the street. but i'm afraid the new gig means i'll have to give up this one. as painful as that is for me after spending 3 1/2 years for you wiping the sleep out of our eyes together every morning. or in the case of our notorious 2:30 a.m. west coast audience, wiping the bong water off the table in the den as you pass out watching me talk about likely voters in ohio. i'll be here with you on "way too early" until the monday after elec
Oct 27, 2012 6:30am PDT
for obama. light blue, leaning obama. red, those are safe for romney. light red leaning romney. but what will it take to win over the undecided voters, what do they want to know. "saturday night live" had this take. >> before you get our vote, you're going to have to answer some questions. questions like -- >> when is the election? >> what are the names of the two people running? and be specific. >> who's the president right now? is he or she running? >> in real life, undecided voters sound like this. >> i want there to be continued job growth. >> don't say republican, don't say democrat, just get it done. >> i have not heard anything other than this tough guy rhetoric, and numbers that don't add up. >> it's critical right now, to make the best decision. >> a lot of people need relief, and i'm not too sure the election is going to give it, no matter who gets elected. >> i hope he's wrong. we're taking you across the country this week. ali velshi is in orlando. he's on a battleground bus tour rolling from florida to ohio. and miguel marquez joins us from denver. he's been traveling all ov
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
can choose from a "romney" red cup or an "obama" blue cup. meanwhile, cabbage patch will release a line of dolls that resemble the candidates up for auction on ebay. and, pizza hut is offering free pizza for life to whomever asks the candidates if they prefer sausage or pepperoni at a town hall debate next week. still to come, with the country at a crossroads over labor unions, a new film gives us a closer look at the issues in america's heartland. but first, startups are the key to the u.s. economy, but are they faring well? that's next. o' a nationwide effort to help startup companies grow, called "startup america," brought more than a hundred entrepreneurial leaders to chicago this week. as our cover story explains, one of the things a lot of startups have in common these days is their willingness to collaborate. on the 12th floor of chicago's merchandise mart, the people behind 185 digital- and technology-enabled startups have plugged in their laptops and are sharing stories of what works and what doesn't. a wall- sized chalkboard lists workshops in this collaborative workspa
FOX Business
Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
president obama's tie. better than mitt romney's real quick. remember what colors everybody was wearing. >> absolutely not. >> i heard it on fox radio. >> what wasn't. melissa: president obama was wearing blue and mitt romney wearing red. that is the beginning. 52% thought romney's hair looks better. >> he has nice hair. little gray. melissa: they both have good hair. 51% thought that the pet's makeup looked better. how do you judge that? could you really even tell? i don't know. close calls. who looked better? >> i couldn't tell. i knew what you were going to ask us. bomb, obama was looking down so much. whenever romney looked at obama he would square up with obama, obama was looking down and couldn't tell what he was wearing or what he looked like. melissa: what do you think. >> i think the same thing. the demeanor played a lot who looked better on debate. melissa: i wonder how do they decide who wears red, blue, red state, blue state. red is power. blue is calming? >> i never like that designation, democrats blue as republicans red. i think conspiracy by the left-wing media is red is
Oct 22, 2012 10:30pm EDT
is for governor romney and president obama gave their own spin from the debate. red for romney supporters and blue for the supporting president obama. an undecided voter from north carolina. good evening. caller: both of them -- president obama and mitt romney failed to say anything about small businesses. what are they going to do a? i serve in the military. i now work for a small business. although my health care they took away -- all of my health care they took away. under obama, i will get health care. that is why i like his idea about the military troops. i just did not know which way i will go. >> you have to meet to decide. what would you look for? caller: who will stick to the plate on the military. host: from twitter -- a supporter of the president. good evening. caller: i think obama did very well tonight. out of all three presidential debates, this by far with his strongest. he was extremely presidential. he was direct, to the point. very assertive. he called out mitt romney on some of his equivocations with such prowess that it was almost admirable to watch our president continue to de
FOX Business
Oct 22, 2012 4:00pm EDT
campaigns. blue signs for obama, red signs for romney. they will be here to tell you why their candidate won and the other guy lost. this is a 90 minute foreign policy debate split up into six different segments 15 minutes each, a question off the top, each candidate gets two minutes to answer the conversation in which bob schieffer will attempt to get a conversation going. you have seen how the moderators have done in the first couple of debates. governor romney has to show he has command of foreign policy and bringing this back to the economy talking about how the u.s. economy projects on the world stage and also european debt crisis, how that can transpire here in the united states and warnings in china. president obama stopping the bleeding after the first debate has to show a good answer for what has transpired and the reaction to libya soccer christ misinformation in some of characterize as mishandling. he will have to command that starting at 8:55 on the fox business to work. david: rich edson, thank you very much. fox business has the debate tonight. i'll be joining neil at some poin
Oct 16, 2012 7:30pm PDT
, excuse me for switching stids. see the blushes. big, dark blue, obama campaign. lighter blue, pro obama super back. dark red is romney. pink is superpac. look at democratic spending campaign in ohio. and obama spending heavily in ohio. trying to protect the lead. anderson, watch how this plays out. they have to make critical resource decisions. tv money go? where does the president go? romney go, vice president and paul ryan go? they will do their own focus groups tonight. see fol polls the next few days. time we're here for the last debate, something on the map will change. >> i need a drink, and i don't even drink. tom foreman with another reality check. one of the big topics of the debate. immigration. new numbers in the post debate poll. they just came in, that in a moment. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly
Oct 5, 2012 9:00am PDT
, pick an obama blue cup or romney red cup. and each franchise scans the upc code and updates the site real time, so you can see city by city who is ahead. >> how is it that they're so, so accurate. how does that happen? >> it is a mystery to me. they make sure that they say that it is just for fun, it is not scientific, but really, it has better closer results within a percentage point than any of these scientific polls that they're paying a gazillion dollars to pay the polls. >> we have been talking about these people who are undecided, you know, down to the wire here, people have to make up their minds here. is there a cup you can actually choose, the undecided cup? >> you can get the regular 7/eleven cup. it can be for people in the comments, they were saying, i don't want anybody to know, my vote my business. so they get a regular 7/eleven cup. >> tell us about coffee drinkers when it comes to the candidates here. what is the coffee of choice? >> well, you know, it is interesting, actually president obama perhaps should have gone decaffeinated the other night. we spoke with a neur
Oct 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
blue cups with obama's face and republican red featuring romney. so far customers favor obama by a 60/40 margin. it has correctly predicted the winner of the last three u.s. elections. i'd like to know if it's only been run in the last three elections. >> still not a huge sample size. meanwhile pizza hut is offering a lifetime, yes, a lifetime of fr free -- life time qualifying as 30 years to anyone who asks sausage or pepperoni in the debate. >> of course we've been having our own debate so whether you should -- they're offering whether free pizza a week for 30 years or or $15,600 in cash. >> is it one pizza is week? >> a large pizza. so you said you would take the cash. i say take the pizza because the cash works out on $10 a pizza. if you expect 2% inflation, that would equal out to $21,000 total after 30 years. >> you're assuming you take the $10,000 cash and just shove it in a zero percent bearing -- >> i'm assuming the price of the pizza increases 2% a year. >> why can't you put the cash into something that is also inflation -- >> you can put it? in something that will turn 2% a
Oct 26, 2012 8:00am PDT
are fighting to win an historically red state that obama flipped in '08 but can he keep that state blue or will mr. romney take it back. as cnn's john king reports, the answer is likely to lie in the suburbs in washington's backyard. >> you know, in ten straight presidential elections virginia had been reliably red and 2008 came along. you see it blue for president obama. let's pop it up. i drew in the northern virginia suburbs. everywhere else in the state john mccain and barack obama were even. the margin was 234,000 votes. all of it came from here. >> reporter: urgency in a place once reliably red. >> this is from the republican party in virginia. >> mitt romney's path to the white house run through virginia and to win it he must win it within an hour's drive of washington. >> it's all about northern virginia. they've moved here from democratic areas that they have turned a solid red state into a purple state. >> reporter: recent polls show a dead heat but this republican pollster likes the trend line. >> if you look at the dozen polls in virginia taken before the first presidential
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
later. it was a robust debate, in the team jerseys, governor rom flee in the reds tie, president obama in the blue. romney landing a number of job jabs on everything from debt and jobs and the economy to health care, to his green energy program, saying, americans, republican and democrat need leadership and he's prepared to provide it. the president, keeping his cool, said to be a challenge for him tonight, saying that leadership requires more than lofty goals trequires specifics and he didn't hear them from the governor. it was interesting to see mitt romney looking mostly over at president obama when he was making his point and president obama choosing to look at jim lehrer or looking down. what message do the viewers pick up on that? president obama looking directly into the camera on the subject of obamacare, wanting to communicate directly to the viewers at home, past the moderator. there was mostly respectful sparring in a robust debate. the moderator, jim lehrers was not nrsly in control, but not ineffective. this is the first time we have seen the candidates go back and forth.
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 3:00pm PDT
strategist joe trippi. look at the map. you see the info on the key. red, romney. blue, obama. then pinkish is lean romney. light blue is lean obama. the yellow states those are tossup states within the margin of error. reminder this is all based, this map you are looking at polls in the last two weeks. what has changed since last week. the last time we talked? >> first, we have now, record number of state level polls, 69 last week. 28 states. 12 states showed movement to romney and nine states toward obama. but only two states changed the status. one of the smallest numbers we've seen wince bebegan this in april. one not a surprise. tennessee state went from lean romney to solid romney. other is surprise. michigan, battleground state went from lean obama to tos tossup. that is a big shift of 18 electoral college votes. >> bret: of those, michigan a big -- >> michigan is a big, that is really going in tossup column, it is according to the polls and it's a big move. that opens up a way for romney to get there. since august, it has been the same. two states that stand out to me are ohio and w
Oct 4, 2012 3:00am PDT
coffee sales count where customers can buy their morning coffee in blue obama or red romney cups. the count the cups method has correctly predicted several recent elections. 60% of people buying their coffee in obama's cup. 40% in romney's. >> bill: who shops at 7-eleven? middle class americans. >> a german liquor company is targeting men with its new line of spirits. "the new york daily news" tells us g spirits is offering rum and whiskey vodkas have that have been poured over chest before bottling. >> bill: is that supposed to improvement test? >> $18012-year-old single malt scotch has been poured over the breasts of this year's playmate of the year. her picture is on the bottle. >> i was going to say is woman's chest? >> relatively famous women. >> bill: every drop that they sell has been poured over her minute. >> closest they're going to get to a playboy playmate. >> signed seth of authenticity. >> bill: that's gallons of booze. >> she lies there in the factory. >> bill: you know what i say to that.
Oct 26, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: whether it's a swing state, a red state or a blue state the obama-romney debate is cooking in diners like this one across america. >> so if you kill business what kind of government do you have? you have a broke government. >> i know these guys keep saying mitt romney is a businessman but i don't think that he's a small businessman. >> reporter: and as this conversation goes the clock ticks and the final count down to election day is under way. mike mibach, ktvu news. >>> employees at the san francisco -- workers would turn off air-conditioning in clean rooms at night even though they were supposed to be climate controlled. so far 338 people have gotten sick from the outbreak and 25 have died. >>> in a little bit of fog is showing up at the coast tonight it's just getting there right now. the winds at the golden gate bridge are coming out of the west and south at three. so it's this direction. i have a little bit of fog showing up. it's going to be fairly dense tonight. that fog is going to go away tomorrow. it's there right now but it will likely be gone in the morning. th
Oct 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
's a swing state, a red state or a blue state the obama-romney debate is cooking in diners like this one across america. >> so if you kill business what kind of government do you have? you have a broke government. >> i know these guys keep saying mitt romney is a businessman but i don't think that he's a small businessman. >> reporter: and as this conversation goes the clock ticks and the final count down to election day is under way. mike mibach, ktvu news. >>> employees at the san francisco -- workers would turn off air-conditioning in clean rooms at night even though they were supposed to be climate controlled. so far 338 people have gotten sick from the outbreak and 25 have died. >>> in a little bit of fog is showing up at the coast tonight it's just getting there right now. the winds at the golden gate bridge are coming out of the west and south at three. so it's this direction. i have a little bit of fog showing up. it's going to be fairly dense tonight. that fog is going to go away tomorrow. it's there right now but it will likely be gone in the morning. they had a red flag warnin
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
on the key. red states, romney. blue, obama. then the pinkish, those are lean romney states. light blue, lean obama. yellow states are tossup states within the margin of error. this is based on polls within the last 30 days. okay, karl. what has changed since last time we talked last week? >> well, we had 44 polls last week. 22 states. there were three changes in status. two benefiting president obama. new hampshire went from tossup to lean obama. new mexico went from lean obama to obama. one change in status benefiting romney. went from lean obama to tossup. romney gained in colorado, ohio, virginia, and wisconsin, all battleground states. but no change in the status in those. missouri and nevada became stronger for obama. no change in status for those. >> bret: of that, joe. what do you see as important? >> all the states move to romney even though they haven't changed status matter. but ohio is the real interesting thing, because when you look at it, both karl and i threw out a marist poll that happened some time ago with eight-point lead for obama. we threw that out. moving as a tossup to
Oct 23, 2012 8:00pm PDT
is not so close. here's the latest nbc news battleground map. the blue states are obama and the red states are solid romney. that's 243 electoral votes for president obama. 206 electoral votes for mitt romney. seven battleground states remain. of the seven, if president obama wins ohio and wisconsin, he goes over the top winning reelection. on a conference call today, obama campaign manager said, we are tied or ahead in every battleground state, and we're not leaving any state where we're tied or ahead. senior strategist david axelrod said, we know what we know. they know what we know. i'm confident we're going to win this race. we'll show who is bluffing and who isn't in two weeks. bring it on. one more thing is certain. president obama is bearing down in the final stretch. >> we're accustomed to seeing politicians change their positions from like four years ago. we're not accustomed to seeing them change from four days ago. >> let's turn to karen finney, msnbc political analyst, and e.j. dionne, msnbc contributor and author of "our divided political heart." karen, you first. what was rom
FOX News
Oct 22, 2012 2:00am PDT
. in broad scopes the red or reddish states romney states blue obama states. and the gray states are all tossups. this is a real clear politics average of polls in this state. for possibly the first time we are seeing the romney ticket ahead on electoral votes. 131 tossups. we have a ways to go here. it shows you how things are going into the last debate and how much are potentially at stake. >>> doug luzader in washing tonight thank you. >>> the situation in libya is the big talker this morning. we are hearing from lindsay graham and dick durban over the attacks on the consulate. >> the state department was warned about the deteriorating security situation there. lindsay gram is hitting on this saying it was known the consulate was vulnerable and something should have been done. >> this is going to be a case study for years a breakdown of national security at every level failed presidential leadership senior members of the obama administration fell miserably. the benghazi libya was becoming a death trap. the british left the red cross left because of a deteriorating security. th he with
Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
when you look at it first. pull out one state. colorado, the blue is the obama campaign, lighter blue, democratic pacs. pinkish red, the pro-romney pacs. why are the democrats spending more? trying to hold this state. why are republicans spending more, trying to catch up. very fascinating to watch after debate number one. how does it reset the battle, and watch the resources, catch the campaigns, ad spending, the first act of the final month and it will change things. >> we've studied history. covered races, when you have an incumbent president, and a stroll challenger comes in, and stands toe to toe. than an incumbent president, whether it was bill clinton versus george h.w. bush. when the incouple beumbent does the challenger does well, they get a boost in the immediate days ahead. >> the challenge for governor romney. it will be interesting to see how the voters score this one. the president is personally popular, even among undecided voters, soft obama supporter who's say i'm not sure about the economy, auto not sure he is a good economic leader. governor romney has to make the ca
FOX News
Oct 22, 2012 3:00pm PDT
the info on the key. red is romney. blue is obama. pinkish is lean romney. light blue is lean obama. yellow. the tossup states within the margin of error. this is based on the polls from within the last two week weeks. what has changed on the map since we last talked last week? >> we had 56 state polls, new record. four status changes. three benefiting romney. minnesota and oregon went from obama to lean obama. moss went from lean romney to romney. connecticut, a change that benefited obama lean obama to the obama category. that leads obama with 184 electoral college votes. romney with 169. 237, 206. 95 tossups. now there were additional changes in the standings. governor romney added strength in new hampshire going from one down to one up. president obama added strength in nevada. one point to three. wisconsin, one point to three. ohio, one point to two. slowing of the movement compared to last week. direction of romney. >> bret: of those changes what is most important in your mind? >> last week we saw a three, two, one strategy we have been talking about fall in place. indiana, north caro
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
points. according to the latest poll. look to the far right of your screen. blue is obama, red is romney. look how close these two men have moved now, now six points apart. you look at this poll came out yesterday from michigan, there is just a three-point spread there. florida is too close to call. ohio said to be a toss-up. all this stuff is moving so fast. >> those are winnable states. new hampshire has a history of flipping in the end. it's a competitive state. obviously romney has deep relationships there having had a summer home there for a long time. governing in the neighboring state. obviously he needs, as i said on this show before, florida, ohio, you don't win the two you're not not game. virginia, north carolina, new hampshire, puts over the top at 270. bill: there was a pollster last night on "o'reilly factor", suffolk, university, said he is not polling anymore in florida, north carolina and virginia. he said romney has those states in the bag. do you agree with that. >> i wouldn't take anything for granted when you have less than four weeks to go. you have to get vote out
Oct 22, 2012 9:00am PDT
. the way it stands, the red states is where mitt romney is leading, blue states is where president obama leads, but the gold states still to be decided. states like nevada, colorado, wisconsin. the big one, ohio, virginia, new hampshire, and of course another big one, florida. that's where the debate is being held tonight and that's where we find keira phillips, boca raton. >> reporter: neck and neck. >> neck and neck, right? it's going to come down to what, nine states? you got to fight for the vote of women where president obama leads, the men mitt romney leads. >> caller: nine states, 90 minutes. i think we have a headline right there. that's basically what it's going to come down to. and you're right, the undecided voters, how are these twin states going to turn out? the female vote, i mean, women still are going to play a huge part in how this could turn out. what we've been talking about is the soft obama women. these are the women that were all about obama, that took him to a win four years ago, and now a lot of them not so sure, so that female vote is huge. but 90 minutes tonight
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm PDT
trippi. as we do every week we look at the electoral map. info on the key. red states are romney states. blue, obama. then the pinkish lean romney. light blue, lean obama. then the yellow states are tossup states. within the margin of error. this is all based on the polls within the last 30 days. okay, karl, what has changed in the last week since we talked? >> we had 46 polls last week in 22 states. four states moved toward president obama and changed status. iowa, ohio, nevada, all battleground states moved from tossup to lean obama. montana moved from romney to lean romney. there were 11 other states then moved toward obama but had no change in status. there were five states that moved toward governor romney. but again had no change in status. >> joe, of those, what is most important? >> i mean the biggest thing is that shift in nevada and ohio. those two in particular. ohio, obviously, a big move. moving it to lean obama, it puts for the first time, i think since we started back in april, it puts obama with over the 270 electoral votes. we had that back then. it's coming clear today
Oct 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
are for obama. the red states for romney. it shows 201 electoral votes for obama. 146 undecided. you have something slightly different. >> if president obama does not win michigan and pennsylvania, it will be very, very long night for the democrats. if you add those two in, you end up with 237 to 206, all right. because then you add north carolina to mitt romney. that's where it begins to get tight. those are the states after that 237-206 number that both sides are beginning to pour money into and compete over. so, for example, you look at the state of ohio. everyone is talking about ohio. mitt romney needs ohio to win. in all likelihood if the president wins ohio then he probably can pull this off because nevada seems to be increasingly more in his column. >> this is scenario number one, the president winning ohio. we have him winning wisconsin, pennsylvania, nevada. in this he wins 272, romney 266. that takes michigan out. i think it's trending to obama. the romney people aren't putting money into it nor are they putting money into pennsylvania right now. >> interesting. >> so you add m
Oct 5, 2012 2:30am PDT
. >> there is no red america! there is no blue america! there is only the america that can't believe how bad this guy did in the debate. obama lost despite mitt romney doing this. >> i'm sorry, jim. i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs. i like big bird. i actually like you too. i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow from china to pay for it. >> mother [ bleep ] fired big bird! romney could have water boarded aladdin, put down blue, deported dora the explorer, and still won walking away. romney won with the sound up. >> you're entitled, as a president, to your own airplane and house, but not to your own facts. >> romney won with the sound off. dude, he's yelling at you. look up! look up! what are you looking at? what are you writing that's so important? what are you doing? oh, that's nice. i didn't realize. that is impressive work. i didn't realize that. maybe you could give that to mitt romney as a souvenir of night he crushed you in that debate. >> that is some nice work. stephen colbert dancing with "glee" last night. can we listen to
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